Starting a Security Company (PSIRA Requirements)

register-security-companyWant to start a Security Company? We will register a Security Company for you to apply for Tenders and Contracts. We do the FULL registration and compliance according to PSIRA’s Standards. We also guarantee the quickest possible timefame – get going within 1 week! The Online Application Form is on this page below. 


To start a Security Company, you will be required to invest a lot of cash and time into the business. Those who do make it are normally very successful. Be sure that you are an Entrepreneur who is serious about making a success before you consider this industry.

Types of Security Companies. You are defined by what you offer:

  • Security services;
  • Security products;
  • A mix of security services and products.

To start a Security Service Company in South Africa you must setup a legitimate business, preferably with one or more business partners. Once done you have to register with the Private Security Regulatory Authority (PSIRA). This includes paying registration fees and writing an exam.


We have 2 options available to start a ‘Registered Security Company’:


Option 1: Register a Company first and apply for additional Security related services later

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Option 2: Register a Security Package (scroll down for application form)

Tenders / Contracts: The minimum services required to be able to apply for Tenders or Contracts follows the services included in the Security Package as per below. The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) requires that you have these facets in place when you apply to be PSIRA Certified and start offering your services. Note: We have conveniently setup packages which include these services and more, specifically for our clients who want to start a Security Company. This online process now makes it quick and easy for entrepreneurs to start-up their companies. 

Security Package Industry Package


Once you Security Company is registered you can get listed at PSIRA and find some clients!

We can register you with PSIRA. The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) is the Governing Body and Regulatory Authority for the private security industry. Should you wish to start a Security Company, it is mandatory that you are registered with PSIRA. We can assist you by facilitating the entire process – setting up the application; standing in the queues at PSIRA and ensuring that your Security Company is fully compliant for all Cleaning Tenders and Contracts. Contact us for more information.Once your Security Company is registered you can get listed at PSIRA and find some clients!